Madison Bumgarner pitched a four-hitter with 10 strikeouts and Brandon Crawford hit the first grand slam by a shortstop in postseason history as the San Francisco Giants routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 on Wednesday night in the National League wild-card game.
It’s October and the Pittsburgh Pirates are in the play-offs, so somehow it seems natural to say “Buctober,” a word that has become a popular signature phrase and social media hashtag.
From the City by the Bay to the Golden Triangle makes for a long trip.
The Wild Card format boils down to winner moves on, loser goes home and that is putting tickets at a premium for tonight’s game.
Only the grass was flying at PNC Park Monday.
The Pirates couldn’t stop Cincinnati’s Johnny Cueto, who drove in the go-ahead run and got his 20th victory on Sunday, a 4-1 win that gave the NL Central title to the St. Louis Cardinals and forced Pittsburgh to settle for a wild card.
Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle confirmed Sunday morning that Gerrit Cole will pitch the regular season finale in Cincinnati at 1:10 p.m.
The Pittsburgh Pirates’ NL Central chances were hurt when Todd Frazier had a tying two-run homer in the seventh inning and Ramon Santiago hit a grand slam in the 10th, powering the Cincinnati Reds to a 10-6 victory on Saturday.
The Pirates will likely host the wild card game at PNC Park Wednesday.
Travis Snider and Andrew McCutchen hit consecutive run-scoring doubles in the eighth inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-1 on Friday night to keep the pressure on NL Central-leading St. Louis.
The Pirates play a big game on Sunday and at the same time the Steelers host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Heinz Field.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced that Starting Pitcher Charlie Morton underwent surgery on Friday to repair the labrum in his right hip.
While fans, non fans, kids and adult everywhere celebrated the legendary Yankees’ captain’s last hit at Yankee stadium, let’s take a look at the best reactions from friends of DJ, fellow athletes and other celebrates who took to Twitter to pay their RE2PECT to Number 2.
Edinson Volquez threw seven scoreless innings, Travis Snider and Neil Walker hit homers and the Pittsburgh Pirates moved within one game of the NL Central lead with a 10-1 win over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night.
With the Pirates and Russell Martin, it really might come down to the effort and not the result. If the effort is made — a fair and honest effort by the Pirates — I don’t […]